Ozark Trails Academy

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 26, 2020

Ozark Trails Academy is a place of hope, healing and purpose for troubled teens. We are a residential treatment program providing outstanding clinical therapy, incredible academic learning, and amazing outdoor responsibility and adventure for teen girls and boys, ages 12-17, who are looking for help and need to discover... Read More

Waterford Country School

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 25, 2020

For more than 90 years, Waterford Country School has worked to help troubled children nationwide. Waterford's services and programs have evolved with the transitions that life and community present. Through it all, the mission and high standards of care have remained constant. Together with a highly dedicated and... Read More

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Re-Creation Retreat

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 17, 2020

Re-Creation Retreat is a professional, licensed residential treatment center that provides troubled young women with an opportunity for self-discovery and self-empowerment. Through this experience, they will discover their worth, their strengths, and ultimately, how to succeed.This residential treatment center is committed to providing individualized treatment for troubled teenage... Read More

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Trinity Teen Solutions

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 17, 2020

Trinity Teen Solutions is a short-term all-girl adolescent Christian/Catholic Residential Treatment Center that specializes in treating mental health and co-occurring disorders in troubled teen girls ages 12-17.  Our licensed program is usually covered by insurance.Trinity Teen Solutions is located at a sprawling ranch in Wyoming, surrounded by majestic... Read More

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Safe Harbor Academy

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 16, 2020

Safe Harbor admits boys age 15-17 who are experiencing behavior problems in home and at school and need an alternative home setting. The purpose of Safe Harbor is to assist the boys in becoming responsible, mature and independent young men through spiritual, educational and vocational training.Safe Harbor Academy... Read More

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The Glenholme School

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 14, 2019

The Glenholme School is an independent, co-educational special needs boarding school for middle school and high school students, ages 10 to 18 at enrollment, and post-graduate/foundation year students, ages 18-21. Glenholme provides a positive and nurturing atmosphere designed to help students become competent, socially and academically through a... Read More

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Thrive Girls Ranch & Home

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 09, 2019

Thrive Girls Ranch & Home is a year-round Christian boarding school for difficult and misbehaving girls, ages 12-17, and is located near Austin, Texas.Thrive Girls Ranch & Home is an affordable, year-round Christian boarding school for girls ages 12-17 who are misbehaving and struggling with self-destructive or dangerous... Read More

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Hope Harbor

By alex.shaw  I  Nov 14, 2018

Hope Harbor is a privately funded 501 C3 non profit organization licensed by the MN Dept of Human Services, operating as a Christian ministry, committed to serving teens ages 12-17 in a residential setting and reconciling them to their family unit. We currently have two open homes for... Read More

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Red Hawk Behavioral Health

By David Bolthouse  I  Oct 31, 2018

Red Hawk Behavioral Health Center is a residential treatment center and boarding school in Northern Arizona, designed for girls, age 13-17, who are experiencing future-impacting relational or emotional difficulties brought on by traumaRed Hawk offers intense treatment from expert counselors, leading to quicker recovery than typical therapeutic... Read More

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Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

By alex.shaw  I  Apr 30, 2017

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is a Christian residential treatment and educational center for children and their families. We help the most troubled, complicated and amazing kids by providing best-in-class psychiatric therapy and trauma-informed care, where we look kids in the eye, walk with them, and help them... Read More

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